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Sea changes : historicizing the ocean

Author: Bernhard Klein; Gesa Mackenthun
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The sea has been the site of radical changes in human lives and national histories. This title re-evaluates the view that history happens mainly on dry land and makes the case for a creative  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernhard Klein; Gesa Mackenthun
ISBN: 0415946506 9780415946506 0415946514 9780415946513
OCLC Number: 249637722
Description: IX, 219 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction, Bernhard Klein and Gesa Mackenthun 1. Deep Times, Deep Spaces: Civilizing the Sea, Greg Dening 2. Costume Changes: Passing at Sea and on the Beach, Vanessa Smith 3. The Global Economy and the Sulu Zone: Connections, Commodities and Culture, James Francis Warren 4. Ahab's Boat: Non-European Seamen in Western Ships of Exploration and Commerce, David A. Chappell 5. Staying Afloat: Literary Shipboard Encounters from Columbus to Equiano, Bernhard Klein 6. The Red Atlantic; or, 'a terrible blast swept over the heaving sea', Marcus Rediker 7. Chartless Voyages and Protean Geographies: Nineteenth-Century American Fictions of the Black Atlantic, Gesa Mackenthun 8. 'At Sea-Coloured Passenger', Alasdair Pettinger 9. Slavery, Insurance and Sacrifice in the Black Atlantic, Tim Armstrong 10. Cast Away: The Uttermost Parts of the Earth, Peter Hulme
Responsibility: ed. by Bernhard Klein and Gesa Mackenthun.
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